Top 10 Accidents in the Workplace

Top 10 Accidents in the Workplace

What they never tell you when you go out for your first job as a youngster is how often people get injured on the job. There were over 600,000 recorded workplace injuries in England in the 2010-2011 year, with over 200,000 of those resulting in more than 3 days absence from work. In no particular order, here are the most common workplace injuries you can keep in mind and try to avoid.

1. Slips and Trips. Slippery surfaces can occur in any work setting – from factory floors where materials spills are not cleaned up promptly to tiled reception areas …

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Reducing the Risk – How you can Help Prevent an Accident at Work

Reducing the Risk – How you can Help Prevent an Accident at Work

If you’re an employee, you’ve probably heard this all before – Accidents can occur to anybody at anytime. We are all at risk no matter what working environment we are placed in, whether you’re on a construction site, sitting comfortably in an office or childminding, there is always going to hazards which could potentially lead to an accident if we aren’t careful.

By law employers are required to provide a safe and healthy work environment as well as implement necessary precautions to prevent any accidents. Likewise, employees must adhere to the guidelines set by their employer and by law to …

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Guest Post – Don’t let an accident at work bring you down

Guest Post – Don’t let an accident at work bring you down

An on-the-job injury or accident can turn your entire world upside down. One day you’re simply following your normal routine, the next you’re forced to juggle your physical recovery, work responsibilities, and a growing stack of medical and other post-accident expenses. It can all be overwhelming, but try not to let your situation get the best of you. Learn how to deal with the emotional and financial troubles associated with on-the-job accidents and injuries in the following article.

Financial Implications

If you get injured on-the-job, you’ll begin to accumulate a number of expenses related to your accident. Medical and treatment …

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